Opportunities

Shooting Fish seeking writer/dramatist for new project (Lincolnshire, paid)

Shooting Fish are looking for a writer/dramatist with experience of working with communities (particularly young people) to lead and support them in writing a new play. About the project: the project seeks to use theatre to support the and improve the literacy skills of the target group, to create a sense of pride and imbed …

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Writer required for Just Some Theatre Company

Just Some Theatre Company are looking to commission a script writer for a future production. The commission would operate on a rights agreement basis, that is if and when the script is produced the script writer would receive a pre-arranged percentage of ticket royalties, agreed by both parties prior to beginning work on the project …

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East 15 playwriting competition open for submissions

East 15 Acting School is looking to produce a new writing play as part of their series of BA Acting final year performances in May/June next year. This play will be performed a minimum of two times at a London theatre during the summer 2015 term by a company of final year BA Acting students. The …

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The Newspeak Theatre Company seeks writer for their writers-room

The Newspeak Theatre Company is looking for another writer to join their writers-room. The writers-room is a hot-bed for playwrights to meet and develop work in in. How to apply:  if you are interested in becoming a member of the writers-room send in a sample of your writing and a short statement about yourself and …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 03 January 2014

Our weekly Friday round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date). Venus Theatre seeking full-length play submissions empowering women (Maryland, USA) – Deadline:  5 January 2014 Theatre Exchange Birmingham seeking script extracts for performance – Deadline: 6 January 2014 Red Planet Prize 2013 …

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Grin Theatre seeking LGBT-themed plays of around 30 min for Queerfest 2014

Grin Theatre is accepting submissions for Queerfest 2014. Note:  This is one of three opportunities for writers currently open at Grin Theatre. What to submit:  Writers will need to submit a 30 minute original play with an LGBT theme. How to apply:  Email your submission to info.grintheatre@gmail.com with the name of the project in the …

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Young Playwrights Competition at Grin Theatre seeking entries of 30 min plays (age 18-30)

Grin Theatre is seeking submissions for its 2014 Young Playwrights Competition. Note:  This is one of three opportunities for writers currently open at Grin Theatre. What to submit:  Writers will need to submit a 30 minute original play that has not been performed before and is for no more than four actors. What you get:  …

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Grin Theatre seeking 15 minute monologues for Voices 2

Grin Theatre has put out a call for 15 minute monologues for Voices 2, scheduled to take place on 28 February 2014. Note:  This is one of three opportunities for writers currently open at Grin Theatre. Prompt:  “All we ask is that it is an original piece that has not been actively performed for an …

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